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  • Finding Our Connections Across Cultures

    Saturday, 26 January 2019  9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    St John's Episcopal Cathedral, 514 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA

    Information: peter.huang@stfrancispalosverdes  or ykim@ladiocese.org
    St. John’s Cathedral and the Gathering – a Space for Asian American Spirituality will hold a presentation and facilitated community conversation, featuring Heidi Kim, staff officer to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Racial Reconciliation, and the Rev. Chuck Wynder, Jr., staff officer to the presiding bishop on Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement. This event seeks to engage not only leaders in New Community ministries (formerly multicultural ministries) but those in the wider diocesan community who desire to better understand racial and cultural dynamics in ministry. All are welcome to attend; the event is free and includes continental breakfast. Contact the Rev. Peter Huang or the Rev. Yein Kim for reservations.

  • The Gathering: “Finding Our Connections Across Cultures”

    Saturday, 26 January 2019  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    St John's Episcopal Cathedral, 514 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA

    The Gathering invites all to 'find connections across cultures' at Jan. 26 conversation
    Bishop Suffragan Diane Jardine Bruce and the deans of St. John's Cathedral invite the diocesan community to a presentation and facilitated community conversation on "Finding Our Connections Across Cultures" on Saturday, January 26, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. This event, sponsored by the cathedral and The Gathering - a Space for Asian American Spirituality, will feature Heidi Kim (pictured above left), staff officer to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Racial Reconciliation, and the Rev. Chuck Wynder, Jr. (pictured below left), staff officer to the presiding bishop on Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement. As the racially diverse Diocese of Los Angeles seeks to "become beloved community," The Gathering works to build bridges, deepen understandings, and find connections across cultures. This event will help provide tools for building curiosity and understanding to overcome assumptions and stereotypes that might keep us from knowing each other and ministering to the diverse communities surrounding our parishes and ministries. This event seeks to engage not only leaders in New Community ministries (formerly know as multicultural ministries) but those in the wider diocesan community who desire to better understand racial and cultural dynamics in ministry. All are welcome to attend. The event is free and includes continental breakfast. For reservations, contact the Rev. Peter Huang at peter.huang@stfrancispalosverdes.org, or the Rev. Yein Kim at ykim@ladiocese.org. St. John's Cathedral is located at 514 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles 90007.

  • Sacred Stillness Retreat

    Saturday, 26 January 2019  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 N. Euclid Avenue, Pasadena

    Information: acamacho@allsaints-pas.org or 626.583.2737
    The Healing and Health ministry at All Saints Church, Pasadena, will begin a series of quarterly Sacred Stillness morning retreats, led by Ann D’Angelo. The sessions will be “a time for stillness, reflection, prayers, healing and meditation. Connect to the love that is the engine of change and the fuel for action in our world. What empowers change and makes us long for transformation is the experience of being deeply loved for who we are.” All are welcome.

  • Choral Evensong for Ephiphany

    Sunday, 27 January 2019  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All Saints’ Episcopal Church
    504 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills 90210
    Information: 310.275.0123, ext.112 or www.allsaintsbh.org

    All Saints Choir performs works by William Byrd, John Reading, Herbert Murrill, and Byron Adams. A reception will follow the service.

  • Screening: LA Foodways

    Wednesday, 30 January 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Laemmle Fine Arts Theater, 8556 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

    Information: talderson@ladiocese.org
    Seeds of Hope, the diocese’s food justice ministry, will co-host a special sneak preview screening of KCET’s upcoming regional historical program, L.A. Foodways, which features Tim Alderson, Seeds of Hope executive director and fifth-generation Los Angeles-area farmer. The new multi-platform series from filmmaker/actor/producer Raphael Sbarge explores L.A.’s storied agricultural past and presents some surprising answers to challenges the city now faces. There will be a wine reception beginning at 6:30 p.m., and the screening will be followed by a panel discussion with key individuals featured in the film. Tickets are available here.

  • Alone Together

    Friday, 01 February 2019  8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
    1031 Bienveneda Avenue, Pacific Palisades
    Information: 310.573.7422 or www.musicguildonline.org

    The Cantus Vocal Ensemble presents “an introspective narrative on our struggles to connect with one another in an increasingly digital world.”

  • Installing a New Rector at St. James

    Saturday, 02 February 2019  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    St James Episcopal Church, 3903 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA

    Bishop John Harvey Taylor will install the Rev. Kate Cress (pictured) as 10th rector of St. James in-the-City Church, Los Angeles, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2.

    A luncheon will follow the service. All are invited. Clergy: white stoles. St. James' Church is located at 3903 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles.

    Cress formerly was rector of Church of Our Savior in Somerset, Massachusetts, where she had served since her ordination in 2009. Prior to ordination, she was a social scientist and teacher. She holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Harvard University, a master of arts in education from Brown University, and a master of divinity degree from Boston University. She has spent a considerable amount of time abroad, living in Botswana for two years, three years in South Africa and Uganda, and two years in Korea. She began her ministry at St. James' in August 2018.

  • Bishop's Ball

    Saturday, 02 February 2019  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Historic Bishop's Ball!! For over 60 years, High School Students have gathered together for this once a year formal event! Details TBA.

  • The Stern Lecture: The Rev. David J. Lose

    Friday, 08 February 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    St Matthew's Episcopal Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, USA

    The Rev. David J. Lose, author and senior pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, is highly regarded for his books, blogs and presentations about the opportunities and challenges of being church in a postmodern “digitally pluralistic” age. His books include Preaching at the Crossroads: How the World-and Our Preaching-Is Changing and Making Sense of the Christian Faith in the "Making Sense" series.The Stern Lecture will consist of three separate talks, the first of which will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. Lose’s second and third lectures will follow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, with a break between conversations.  The event is free of charge, with advance reservations requested. Read more here.

    Information/Reservations: sternlecture@stmatthews.com or 310.454.1358

  • Workshop: Connections

    Saturday, 09 February 2019  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 N. Euclid Avenue, Pasadena

    Information:  acamacho@allsaints-pas.org or 626.796.1172
    The Rev. angel Kyodo williams (her preferred spelling), Zen Buddhist priest, author of Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace and internationally known speaker and spiritual leader, will lead an all-day workshop. Cost is $150 if registered on or before Feb. 5 and $200 thereafter. Full and partial scholarships are available. Registration will be available on the All Saints Church website.

  • The Stern Lecture: The Rev. David J. Lose

    Saturday, 09 February 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    St Matthew's Episcopal Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, USA

    The Rev. David J. Lose, author and senior pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, is highly regarded for his books, blogs and presentations about the opportunities and challenges of being church in a postmodern “digitally pluralistic” age. His books include Preaching at the Crossroads: How the World-and Our Preaching-Is Changing and Making Sense of the Christian Faith in the "Making Sense" series.The Stern Lecture will consist of three separate talks, the first of which will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. Lose’s second and third lectures will follow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, with a break between conversations.  The event is free of charge, with advance reservations requested. Read more here.

    Information/Reservations: sternlecture@stmatthews.com or 310.454.1358

  • End of Life Vigil Companion Training

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019  7:00 pm - Wednesday, 20 March 2019  9:00 pm
    1911 Zonal Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA

    Information: sbrown@ecsbyyourside.org or 626.403.5424
    By Your Side Vigil Companions will offer End of Life Vigil Companion Training from February 20 through March 20, in a ten-hour course taken over five weeks at the St. Camillus Center for Spiritual Care. The program trains volunteers to be a compassionate presence to people nearing the end of life, especially those who have few family members nearby.

  • End of Life Vigil Companion Training

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019  7:00 pm - Wednesday, 20 March 2019  9:00 pm
    1911 Zonal Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA

    Information: sbrown@ecsbyyourside.org or 626.403.5424
    By Your Side Vigil Companions will offer End of Life Vigil Companion Training from February 20 through March 20, in a ten-hour course taken over five weeks at the St. Camillus Center for Spiritual Care. The program trains volunteers to be a compassionate presence to people nearing the end of life, especially those who have few family members nearby.

  • End of Life Vigil Companion Training

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019  7:00 pm - Wednesday, 20 March 2019  9:00 pm
    1911 Zonal Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA

    Information: sbrown@ecsbyyourside.org or 626.403.5424
    By Your Side Vigil Companions will offer End of Life Vigil Companion Training from February 20 through March 20, in a ten-hour course taken over five weeks at the St. Camillus Center for Spiritual Care. The program trains volunteers to be a compassionate presence to people nearing the end of life, especially those who have few family members nearby.

January 2019

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  • New Year Celebration
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  • Ordinations to the Priesthood
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  • Annual Diocesan MLK Commemoration
  • Retreat: The Flow of Love: Finding Our True Ground
  • Concerti Ecclesiastici
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  • 'Let Freedom Ring': A Daylong Community Reading of MLK’s Words
  • Red Cross blood drive
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  • Finding Our Connections Across Cultures
  • The Gathering: “Finding Our Connections Across Cultures”
  • Sacred Stillness Retreat
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  • Choral Evensong for Ephiphany
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  • Screening: LA Foodways
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